Best Adventure Movies of 1928


The Mysterious Lady

7.3/10 IMDB

A beautiful Russian spy seduces an Austrian military officer in order to obtain secret plans. When she falls in love with him, both are placed in danger.

Starring: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Albert Pollet, Edward Connelly, Richard Alexander, Symona Boniface, Geraldine Dvorak, Nicholai Konovaloff, William H. O'Brien ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo, Harold S. Bucquet
Release date: 1928-08-04
Best Adventure Movies of 1928 : Across to Singapore

Across to Singapore

6.0/10 IMDB

While Joel and his older ship's captain brother Mark are at sea, the latter is abandoned in Singapore by devious ship's mate Finch who, upon their return, convinces the townspeople that Joel abandoned his brother. Joel, determined to not only find Mark but to see justice done, returns the ship to Singapore.

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Joan Crawford, Ernest Torrence, Frank Currier, Dan Wolheim, Duke Martin, Edward Connelly, Jim Mason, Stanley Fields, Chris-Pin Martin ..
Directed by: William Nigh
Release date: 1928-04-07
Best Adventure Movies of 1928 : Beggars of Life

Beggars of Life

7.5/10 IMDB

After killing her treacherous step-father, a girl tries to escape the country with a young vagabond. She dresses as a boy, they hop freight trains, quarrel with a group of hobos, and steal a car in their attempt to escape the police, and reach Canada.

Starring: Wallace Beery, Louise Brooks, Richard Arlen, Blue Washington, Kewpie Morgan ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1928-09-22
Best Adventure Movies of 1928 : The Viking

The Viking

6.6/10 IMDB

In this historical adventure based on traditional legend concerning Leif Ericsson and the first Viking settlers to reach North America by sea, Norse half-brothers vie for a throne and for the same woman.

Starring: Donald Crisp, Pauline Starke, LeRoy Mason, Anders Randolf, Richard Alexander, Harry Woods, Albert MacQuarrie, Roy Stewart, Torben Meyer, Claire McDowell ..
Directed by: Roy William Neill
Release date: 1928-11-02

Emerald of the East

6.6/10 IMDB

A British army unit sets out to rescue the son of a maharajah, who has been kidnapped by a rebel group.

Starring: Joshua Kean, Mary Odette, Jean de Kuharski, Lya Delvelez ..
Directed by: Jean de Kuharski
Release date: 1928-12-09
Best Adventure Movies of 1928 : A Perfect Gentleman

A Perfect Gentleman

6.9/10 IMDB

Monty Banks gets involved in tracking down a stolen fortune, his adventures culminating in a whirlwind, gag-filled climax at sea.

Starring: Monty Banks, Ernest Wood, Henry A. Barrows, Ruth Dwyer, Arthur Thalasso, Hazel Howell, Agostino Borgato, Mary Foy, Syd Crossley, Jackie Combs ..
Directed by: Clyde Bruckman
Release date: 1928-01-15
Best Adventure Movies of 1928 : Beau Sabreur

Beau Sabreur

6.3/10 IMDB

The film is about a desert-bound member of the French Foreign Legion who exposes a betrayer to the Legion and is then sent on a mission among the Arabs to conclude the signing of a crucial peace treaty.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Evelyn Brent, Noah Beery, William Powell, Roscoe Karns, Mitchell Lewis, Arnold Kent, Raoul Paoli, Joan Standing, Frank Reicher ..
Directed by: John Waters
Release date: 1928-01-22

The Blue Peter

5.8/10 IMDB

After returning home to Britain from Nigeria where he has been working, an engineer becomes embroiled in a family melodrama.

Starring: Matheson Lang, Gladys Frazin, Mary Dibley, A. Bromley Davenport, Cameron Carr, Esmond Knight ..
Directed by: Arthur Rooke
Release date: 1928-09-01
Best Adventure Movies of 1928 : The Adventure of the Torture Cage

The Adventure of the Torture Cage

0.0/10 IMDB

Lieutenant Commander John Byrne of the Naval Secret Service and his partner Pvt. Bill Riggers chase criminal Dr. Sin Fang, who is desperate to find a lost sacred seal. (The fifth and only surviving episode of a six-part serial about an evil mastermind inspired on Sax Rohmer's Dr. Fu Manchu.)

Starring: H. Agar Lyons, Fred Paul, Evelyn Arden, Wally Patch, Fred Rains ..
Directed by: Fred Paul
Release date: 1928-03-11

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